desiccant bags

desiccant bags

Cloth bags containing any absorbent material, usually a silica ground desiccant or silica gel, placed alongside an engine or component that is being put away for long-term storage. The bag absorbs moisture and thus helps prevent corrosion and fungus deposits on the components.
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When you do PM on the hull ammo compartment, make sure you place a couple desiccant bags inside to absorb moisture.
But sometimes you might find more water in the ammo compartments than desiccant bags can handle.
Placed directly inside bulk containers, netted desiccant bags facilitate desiccant removal and provide moisture control inside sealed packaging environments.
Place the item, including the required number of desiccant bags, wrapped and cushioned into a closefitting, heat-sealed bag that meets specifications in MIL-DTL-117, Bags, Heat-Sealable.
When it's time to pull PMCS on the hull ammo compartment, check the desiccant bags.
We thought it was simple condensation, so we used desiccant bags, NSN 685000-264-6571, like you said on Page 7 of PS 685 (Dec 09).
SO TO CUT DOWN YOUR RESEARCH TIME, HERE'S A LIST OF COMMONLY USED DESICCANT BAGS.